blowin’ the stink off





When my brother and I were kids, our Dad used to yell at us, “get away from that damn television, go outside and blow the stink off.”

He would shake his head as he uttered these words, but he would be smiling as he said said them.

And that’s what I did this morning, after breakfast: I blew the stink of the indoors off me.

It’s a beautiful day in Seattle, and people are out walking, bicycling, and roller skating.

Now I’m going to start watching movies!

About boomergrl49

Mom, Grandma, retired social worker, blogger. I love reading fiction of all kinds, and I'm also addicted to television (Netflix, Hulu, Acorn, Amazon video).

Posted on March 21, 2009, in Seattle weather, spring. Bookmark the permalink. 17 Comments.

  1. Love your header picture.Spring is not as sprung around here, there is a definite nip in the air, but the sun id shining.I’m going to watch the video of Cats tonight and read the book Mercy by Toni Morrison.

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  2. Yes! We heard that too! Turn off the idiot box and get outside and shake up your livers.Peace -Rene

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  3. Blow ye winds!Yes great header, Granaloha

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  4. Must say my parents said similar things. Love your header picture with the daffodils. Great clear pics top.

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  5. Aloha, Cloudia!

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  6. Thanks, Lilly. I love my little camera–just have to point and click!

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  7. Glad I’m not the only one, Rene! My brother and I watched a lot of movies when we were young.

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  8. Dakota Bear, I will be interested in your review of Mercy. And Cats sounds great. I hope it’s warming up for you!

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  9. Spring has sprung and I too look forward to blowing the stink off. lol

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  10. Love seeing your photos, it’s always interesting seeing others surroundings πŸ™‚

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  11. Thanks, Lady Banana!

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  12. Rose, it sounds like we’ve all had a long winter πŸ™‚

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  13. i’m going to go say this to my daughter right after this. go blow the stink off. that’s funny. i like it.we need to study and read anyway. i need to blow the stink off and get off the computer. πŸ™‚

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  14. Hey Natural! Can you believe it, when my brother and I were young, there was no internet. Our poor father would never have gotten us outside if we had computers πŸ™‚Thanks for the comment.

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  15. Seattle looks lovely in Spring. You should show us more of your neighbourhood.

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  16. I luv that saying, never heard it before but luvs it none the less. Is it the same as saying Get outside and get some fresh air?

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  17. Great looking weather wish I were there.

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